Event Date: 9 March 2015
University of London
London WC1E 7HU
The Aristotelian Society presents:
Dr Matthew Chrisman (Edinburgh) – Knowing What One Ought To Do
Matthew Chrisman is a Reader in Philosophy at the University of Edinburgh. His research has focused on ethical theory, the philosophy of language, and epistemology. He has published widely in these areas, including articles in the Journal of Philosophy, the Australasian Journal of Philosophy, Oxford Studies in Metaethics, Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, Philosophers’ Imprint and Philosophical Studies. Recent papers have been on the meaning of moral terms, the semantics of deontic modals, and the nature of epistemic normativity. He is one of the lead authors of Philosophy for Everyone (Routledge 2014). His research monograph The Meaning of ‘Ought’: Beyond Descriptivism and Expressivism in Metaethics will be published with Oxford University Press. He is co-editing a collection on Deontic Modality for Oxford University Press. His textbook What Is This Thing Called Metaethics? is under contract at Routledge.